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The Memphis Grizzlies and the Philadelphia 76ers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Wells Fargo Center.

The Grizzlies were a 99-86 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (185) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 101-94 result against the Pacers on March 14. The 76ers covered in that game as a 16.5-point underdog, while the 195 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Memphis:
Team record: 38-27 SU, 29-34-2 ATS

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 16 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Utah are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1

Philadelphia:
Team record: 15-50 SU, 24-41 ATS
Current streak: lost 19 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games when playing at home against Memphis

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a loss are 0-10

Next up:
Memphis home to Utah, Wednesday, March 19
Philadelphia at Indiana, Monday, March 17